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Quadrantal meaning

Quadrantal - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle; as, quadrantal space.
  2. 2. A cube.
  3. 3. A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; - used as a measure.

Quadrantal - examples of usage

  1. By choice he would have made a good job of it and abolished the quadrantal correctors as well; but he judged he had done mischief enough to secure his ends, as it was. - "Alias The Lone Wolf", Louis Joseph Vance.
  2. I suggested to Monsieur Pin and others a quadrantal gate, turning on a pivot, and lifted by a lever like a pump- handle, aided by a windlass and cord, if necessary. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  3. I proposed to fix there a fan- roof of quadrantal form, covering the upper flat stone of the external steps. - "Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy", George Biddell Airy.
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